April 24th, 4-5pm - Motivational Interviewing Overview Workshop -
Motivational Interviewing is a person-centered approach developed to help people resolve ambivalence about change, and to help explore whether decision-making around behavior is aligned with a person's overall goals. In this workshop, Linda Hancock from VCU's Wellness Resource Center will provide an overview of Motivational Interviewing as a technique.
May 1st and May 15th, 5:30-8pm - New Mentor Training Session -
Participants will gain a solid understanding of: a mentor’s role, relationship-building techniques, stages of relationship development, reporting requirements, communication, setting boundaries, and the positive youth development framework. We welcome current mentors, program staff, and anyone interested in improving their mentoring or youth development skills.